US Forest Service

Fire season starts off slow in Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore – It is late July and the skies are still clear of smoke. This time last year firefighters were battling hundreds of fires in Southern Oregon that burned thousands of acres. The Oregon Department of Forestry and the Rogue River Siskiyou …

Bray Mill Fire burning in Klamath County

CHILOQUIN, Ore. — The Bray Mill Fire is burning approximately 4 miles northeast of Chiloquin, on the Chiloquin Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service – Fremont-Winema National Forest. According to the U.S. Forest Service, the fire was first reported around 3 p.m. Wednesday …

Fire leaders reflect on this year’s fire season

Medford, Ore.- The U.S. Forest Service is sharing what it learned during this summer’s rough fire season. This year, more than 252,000 acres were burned in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest area. “Thousands were evacuated from their homes for weeks on end,” …